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Table 1 Prevalence of selected adverse childhood experiences: experienced alcohol problems during childhood as well as violence and sexual abuse during childhood by location and region. All three indicators are self-reported by adult participants in health surveys. Unpublished analyses from the Greenland Health Survey 2014 [12]

From: Three lifestyle-related issues of major significance for public health among the Inuit in contemporary Greenland: a review of adverse childhood conditions, obesity, and smoking in a period of social transition

  Often experienced alcohol problems in childhood home N = 1147 Victim of violence during childhood N = 1125 Victim of sexual abuse during childhood N = 977
  % % %
Location    
 Nuuk 33.1 50.0 37.1
 Towns 21.7 46.7 36.7
 Villages 18.2 36.9 39.3
p 0.002 0.004 0.74
Region    
 West Greenland 21.4 44.2 36.0
 East Greenland 23.2 41.5 46.1
p 0.62 0.55 0.03